Making Digital Media Learning Badges Work

Influence

Recently, I joined a number of luminaries for the launch of the 4th Digital Media Learning (DML) competition, Badges for Lifelong Learning. Digital Learning Badges are online tools that recognize, measure, and support lifelong learning.

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The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Nonprofit Technology, and more! Attract more attendees with a sweet Best Conference badge for your website - just email us! Nonprofit organizations have moved well past the time when technology and data were treated as standalone entities. 2019 Nonprofit Technology Conference.

Learning + Technology: The Latest on What Associations Are Doing

SocialFish

——— How are trade and professional associations using technology to enable or enhance their education programs? How much success are organizations having with technology-enabled and technology-enhanced learning?

New on SSIR: Letting Technology Lead

Amy Sample Ward

It’s a case of letting technology lead (or, rather, the people behind the technology) instead of the communities on the other end. In a big way, removing the Causes application from MySpace will mean many people don’t have the “space&# to bare their badges of support, to leverage a networked dashboard of lapel pins that align them and define them. How can communities communicate and demand technologies take the lead from them?

New on SSIR: Letting Technology Lead

Amy Sample Ward

It’s a case of letting technology lead (or, rather, the people behind the technology) instead of the communities on the other end. In a big way, removing the Causes application from MySpace will mean many people don’t have the “space&# to bare their badges of support, to leverage a networked dashboard of lapel pins that align them and define them. How can communities communicate and demand technologies take the lead from them?

5 Essential Free Online Courses for Nonprofit Professionals

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Complete all three courses, pass a short knowledge check, and you will earn a certificate and badge to add to your resume and LinkedIn profile. Sponsored Post Technology

See You at the 2015 Nonprofit Technology Conference!

Tech Soup Blog

Will you be joining us in Austin for the 2015 Nonprofit Technology Conference ? Drink ticket supply is limited, so get that button on your badge early! Technology is providing the information needed to empower organizations to change this trend.

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

Everyaction

Nonprofit Technology, and more! Attract more attendees with a sweet Best Conference badge for your website - just email us! Learn best practices and the latest techniques and technologies to meet your greatest challenges. Technology / #TechNow16 / @TechNowConf. Technology.

The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

Everyaction

Nonprofit Technology, and more! Attract more attendees with a sweet Best Conference badge for your website - just email us! The South by Southwest (SXSW) Conferences + Festivals offer the unique convergence of original music, independent films, and emerging technologies.

Fundraising Widgets = Possible Phishing Attack | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) ChipIn , Internet , Nonprofit 2.0 , Online Fundraising , Security , nptech Fundraising Widgets = Possible Phishing Attack 12.24.06 | 167 4 Comments [link] Fundraising+Widgets+%3D+Possible+Phishing+Attack 2006-12-24+07%3A25%3A05 Allan+Benamer You know, I was wondering about the speed of implementation for all these badges and widgets appearing on the Web. I decided to discuss the technical specifications of the technology.

Watch Your Content: Protecting Your Website Against Copyright Infringement

Byte Technology

To begin, register your website with the DMCA and add one of their badges to your site, which lets potentials infringers know that you’re protecting your content. Learn more about Byte Technology’s strategic web consulting for nonprofits.

New Report The Wired Fundraiser: How technology is making fundraising ???good to go.???

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Type 1: The Technology Transformed Personal Fundraiser. Tools like widgets and charity badges, combined with social media networks, enable these fundraisers to extend their reach and amplify their message.

10 Must-Know Stats About Online Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

At the time, making an online donation was a radical concept that executive staff and donors resisted, but it was a new technology that Gen X knew would change fundraising forever – they just didn’t think it would take this long. The 2018 Global NGO Technology Report.

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The Intersection of Online Communities and Learning Management Systems

SocialFish

In the 2014 Association Learning + Technology Report by Tagoras , which surveyed 200 organizations: 88.7 percent of respondents indicated their organization already offers technology-enabled or technology-enhanced learning and another 10.6 complete a quiz and earn a badge.

CharityVillage? Research: Game On: Charities Toy with New Ideas for Online Engagement

AFP Blog

CharityVillage Research: Game On: Charities Toy with New Ideas for Online Engagement : You’ve may have noticed that the concept of "Gamification” is a hot topic in the technology community. One well-known example is the geo-location application Foursquare, where users earn badges and virtual rewards for "check-ins” online.

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12 Useful, Well-Designed, Worth-Downloading iPhone Apps Created by Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For added fun, every action you take will earn you points and badges. Related Links: Webinar: How Nonprofits Can Successfully Utilize Mobile Technology and Mobile Fundraising. iPhone Apps Smartphone Apps Mobile Technology Smartphone App

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Theatre Flashmobs on YouTube and Swarms of Theater Goers on FourSquare

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

"      Other ideas include a special Museum badge. After some more research, I did uncover an experiment from the Kansas Repertory Theatre with FourSquare and the coveted Swarm badge. Give points/badges to people for specific types of check-in’s (e.g.

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11NTC Tip of the Day: Come Prepared to Network

NTEN

The Nonprofit Technology Conference is just around the corner, so we're posting 11NTC tips every day until the event starts. Every attendee name badge will have a QR code that links to your myNTC profile (the 11NTC online conference and community).

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I. Have. Arrived! : )

SocialFish

Check out my sweet new badge on my sidebar. And, 2) I just got notice I have been appointed to the ASAE Technology Section Council, joining some really awesome and smart people. Tags: technology YAP social media blogging ASAE Two amazing things just happened in one evening.

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The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Nonprofit technology, and more! On the list and want a sweet Best Conference badge for your website? The Agents of Change Summit aims to unify and expand the community of professionals using marketing and technology to change people’s health and lifestyle behaviors for social good.

The State of Community Management 2015

SocialFish

While many organizations realize the importance of community management, too many still take only a technology centric or tactical view of online communities. Basic advocacy programs – those that provide a title and a badge to one group of leaders – provide little impact in engagement rates.

Join Us at NTC 2014

Tech Soup Blog

for the 2014 Nonprofit Technology Conference ? Hear Our CEO Speak on Technology and Big Ideas for Change. What does it mean that every organization, large and small, is now expected to have some fluency with technology? Nonprofit Technology Conference NTC 2014 Caravan Studios

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Raise More Money: Incentive-Based Fundraising 101

NonProfit Hub

Fundraising badges. Like leaderboards, peer-to-peer software may offer badges. Badges are usually online icons that supporters earn when they reach certain fundraising milestones. Badges are fun to collect and can motivate supporters to reach your highest goals.

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The Dallas Museum of Art Took a Major Risk, and The Outcome Has Been Remarkable.

Connection Cafe

Apps like FourSquare, where users can earn badges just by checking in at locations, have turned social media into gamification. members don’t need any special technology to participate- they simply receive a card they can scan in each gallery.

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FourSquare: Novelty or Buzz Worthy?

Frogloop

However, “ FourSquare users still seem to be more focused on the competition surrounding mayorships and badge acquisition than they are around sharing of valuable information,&# said Jenny Mackintosh, a social media consultant at Boston University. Over 1,000,000 badges have been awarded.

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Five Simple (and Fun) Ways to Promote Nonprofits on FourSquare

Nonprofit Tech for Good

When you complete items on your To Do list, you then accrue points and eventually badges. Tags: FourSquare Mobile Marketing Mobile Technology FourSquare is definitely starting to catch on with enterprising techie folks that love to be early adopters. That’s a good a sign.

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HOW TO: Add Your Nonprofit to FourSquare

Nonprofit Tech for Good

You will not accrue “Badges&# if you do not have a photo, nor will you become a “Mayor&#. Tags: FourSquare How To Mobile Technology FourSquare has received quite a bit of buzz over the last few months. Some have even declared it to be the “ Twitter of 2010 “ I am not so sure about that, but it is fun. It is Different. Addictive. And as of last week, FourSquare has gone global.

25 Must-Know Global Trends in Giving

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Sponsored by the Public Interest Registry and researched by Nonprofit Tech for Good, the report summarizes donor data across six continents about how online and mobile technology effects giving.

10 Things to Know When Moving To A More ?Capable Software Platform

VisionLink

Look for long-term evidence that the provider can rise to the occasion so that when a crisis hits your community your core technology will not fail. Sometimes it is better to bring only a basic level of data across and then re-build some of your data to take advantage of your new technology. For example, nearly half of VisionLink’s technical team is badged by U.S. Only Technology or Strategic Support?

12 Examples of Nonprofits Using Augmented and Virtual Reality

SocialFish

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) created an augmented reality scavenger hunt at one of their conferences to encourage conference attendees to visit more exhibits. This is an excerpt of a post that originally appeared on the Wild Apricot blog and is reposted here with permission.

Conference Season: Learning for More than Members

SocialFish

Every Monday, we’ll be bringing you the inside scoop from several awesome association technology vendors and consultants who will share the insights they have gleaned from years of working in our association industry.

Seven Things You’ll Never Be Able To Do With Facebook

John Haydon

No matter how technologically advanced Facebook, Twitter or any other social platform becomes, they will never replace good old-fashion face-to-face human connection.

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Do You Work for A Nonprofit That Promotes A Culture of Wellbeing in the Workplace?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Gabriela’s organization also pays attention to technology wellness and provides standing desks to employees who request them. Gabriela Schneider, Chief Communications Officer at Issue One.

Bridging the Social, the Human, and the Practical

SocialFish

Even simple “badges” can be rewards. I, for one, am a proponent of framing the social question not as technology being used, but a movement requiring people be engaged and what is it we, as a company or a corporate culture, bring to the table that moves the needle?

Your Mobile Phone and QR Codes at the 2012 NTC

NTEN

If you’re planning on attending the 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference on April 3-5, it’s time to prepare your smart phone for all the mobile-y things you’ll be doing at the conference (And if you’re not yet registered, don’t delay, register now before we sell out.)

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How to Raise Money for Your Favorite Cause with America's Giving Challenge and the Causes Giving Challenge

Have Fun - Do Good

Based Charity, you'll be asked to register to build a Network for Good digital charity badge. For example, there are 10 projects to choose from under the topic of "Technology." One cool sounding project in Brazil is, Technology Training for Women Radio Communicators. Once you choose a project, you will build a Global Giving Badge. Everyone's buzzing about the Case Foundation's America's Giving Challenge and the Causes Giving Challenge.

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Welcome to the new blog!

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Welcome to the new blog! Getting the varied blogrolls and badges, etc. July 15, 2007 As you will have undoubtedly figured out – this blog moved! I’ve moved it off of Typepad, and onto Wordpress. I’ve been rather impressed by how easy Wordpress was to set up and use, and how easy the migration process was.

Why Nonprofit Workplaces Are Stressful and What To Do About It

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Leaders identified big-picture challenges like technology, which makes it harder to separate work and home, and organizational change as top contributors to stress while employees were focused on concerns like low pay, unclear job expectations and company culture.

Nonprofit SXSW Goodness – Conference List Toppers, To-Dos and Topics of Interest

Connection Cafe

The Nonprofit Technology Bash will be the best place to mingle and meet with folks from all across the nonprofit technology sector, as well as kick back and have some fun on the last night of the Interactive conference. Author: Jordan Viator.

Mozilla Community Changing more than just your Web Browser

Connection Cafe

Registering and adding opportunities is absolutely free and available to all organizations with technology needs. Those of us who work with web technologies everyday often forget about the barriers that people in our local communities face using and accessing the Internet.

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Sunny the Seal Melts Hearts on MySpace - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

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5 Tips for Choosing a Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Platform

Idealware

Gamification : Does the platform provide visual ways, such as engagement badges, of showing competition and achievements throughout a campaign?

Game On: How Gamification is Changing the Sector

ASU Lodestar Center

Let’s face it; every day we use our smartphones and mobile technology to get through daily and simple tasks, from finding information, to exercise, to learning new languages, even finding the nearest grocery store. Pop-up messages as reminders, rewarding users for their engagement, badges, progress bars, and even weekly challenges drive a little competition to keep users on their toes. posted by Rudy Frank Graduate Student, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management.